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10NL FR ZOOM, KQ in 3bet pot, possible bluff ?

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10NL FR ZOOM, KQ in 3bet pot, possible bluff ? - Tue Jun 10, 2014, 11:31 PM
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Justinovskis's Avatar
Since: Sep 2013
Posts: 36
Hey,

Villian is 20/18, with 33% Fold to resteal. with 20% FCET flop.

Should I bluff the river or give up against this player ?

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SB: $10.23 (102.3 bb)
Hero (BB): $11.11 (111.1 bb)
UTG+1: $12.11 (121.1 bb)
UTG+2: $6.17 (61.7 bb)
MP1: $10.37 (103.7 bb)
MP2: $10.21 (102.1 bb)
MP3: $9.85 (98.5 bb)
CO: $38.79 (387.9 bb)
BTN: $13.13 (131.3 bb)

Preflop: Hero is BB with K Q
6 folds, BTN raises to $0.20, SB calls $0.15, Hero raises to $1, BTN calls $0.80, SB folds

Flop: ($2.20) J 6 8 (2 players)
Hero bets $1.20, BTN calls $1.20

Turn: ($4.60) 7 (2 players)
Hero bets $2.10, BTN calls $2.10

River: ($8.80) 2 (2 players)
Hero bets $6.81 and is all-in, BTN calls $6.81

Results:
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Wed Jun 11, 2014, 04:36 AM
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Since: Sep 2010
Posts: 1,496
Preflop I think you can go both ways with a call or a squeeze. KQs plays pretty well postflop multiway but it also plays OK in a 3Bet pot.

Villain's range for calling the squeeze is likely made up of pocket pairs, some Ax, broadways and some suited connectors.

For this reason I think CBetting the flop is OK with your overcards + flush draw and this should fold out some better hands like random Ax with no spades and underpairs to the board. You're also building up the pot in case you hit your flush.

However when villain calls the flop, this turn really improves villain's range compared to ours. He's got a lot of two pairs, sets, sometimes he even has straights and I don't think you have much fold equity when you bet again on the turn. So I'd just check/call if the bet is small enough.

The river doesn't change much so the same reasoning applies even more now, I'd just check/give up.
 
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Wed Jun 11, 2014, 07:04 AM
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Since: Sep 2012
Posts: 1,179
You block all the hands you want villain to have (KJ, QJ, spade combos) that will call/call/fold.
 

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